Letters

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The reasons behind the opposition for the fire mitigation plan

Editor: Chinook Community Forest hosted an open house at Southbank Firehall June…

  • Jun 30, 2021

Opposed to the proposed fire mitigation

Editor: Writing today to express my serious concerns around proposed fire mitigation…

  • Jun 16, 2021
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Gratitude for the RCMP

Editor: To the Honorable Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, I…

  • Jun 16, 2021

Sick until proven healthy — is not okay!

Editor: We are long time community members, well-respected and well-liked here in…

  • Jun 9, 2021
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The answer is not more police action

Editor: The situation described in the April 28 article in Lakes District…

  • May 19, 2021
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What is happening with Covid -19

Editor: The government has made many restrictions that affect economic affairs. Lock…

  • May 5, 2021
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Coming together despite election issues

Editor: As some of you know there have been some significant errors…

  • Apr 28, 2021
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Collaborative forestry planning process underway

Editor: After some hard work from dedicated community members the Lakes Timber…

  • Apr 14, 2021
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From a child’s eye

Editor: The best advice I can give you about homeschooling is number…

  • Feb 10, 2021
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Asking question and seeking answers is wise

Editor: I’m writing this in response to the letter from Jan. 27…

  • Feb 10, 2021
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John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

LETTER: It’s time for Canadian politicians to ‘level the digital playing field’ for news

‘Google and Facebook… control the onramp to the internet highway in Canada’

  • Feb 4, 2021
John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
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Bring yourself to do something bigger than yourself

Editor: I feel compelled to reply to the letter last week “Covid19…

  • Jan 27, 2021
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Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
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Gallup Poll Proves God is Right

Editor: According to a recent Gallup poll, released Dec. 14, the mental…

  • Dec 23, 2020
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Need prominence given to facts than misinformation

Editor: RE: “What’s the deal with Covid camps in Canada?” I am…

  • Nov 25, 2020
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BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

LETTER: Teachers union encourages culture of mask wearing in B.C. schools

BCTF President Teri Mooring asks parents to talk with children about wearing masks in school

  • Nov 24, 2020
BC Teachers' Federation President Teri Mooring is asking parents of school-aged children to encourage the wearing of masks when possible in schools. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
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A letter from your trusted family physicians and nurse practitioners

Editor: As the second wave of COVID-19 continues to test the medical…

  • Nov 18, 2020
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A reader’s worry over possible internment camps

Editor: I’m writing this in concern about what is coming down the…

  • Nov 11, 2020
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